250+ attend First Amendment Symposium

More than 250 students, teachers, administrators, lawmakers and guests attended Indiana High School Press Association’s 11th annual First Amendment Symposium on Tuesday, March 14, in the south atrium of the ...

Diana Hadley, others discuss HB 1130 on WFYI “No Limits”

Indiana High School Press Association’s House Bill 1130 was discussed during a WFYI-FM “No Limits” program Thursday. The bill, if passed, would provide protections from censorship for student journalists, both ...

Student journalist freedom bill advances to Senate

Our student journalist freedom bill, House Bill 1130, passed the full House 88-4 and now advances to a Senate Education Committee hearing March 15 at 1:30 p.m. Students are invited ...


Woman’s Press Club offering multiple $500 scholarships

The Woman’s Press Club of Indiana is awarding three $500 scholarships to ...

Hadley to retire, IHSPA executive director position open

Posted March 1 New Indiana High School Press Association Executive Director Job ...

New Voices team drafts, launches House Bill 1130

  New Voices Team Eight of the high school and college New ...

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IHSPA hosts annual First Amendment Symposium March 14

The 11th annual IHSPA First Amendment Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, in the south atrium of the Indiana Statehouse at 11a.m. Students who attend will receive free #BeHeard t-shirts as part of the rally for our student journalist protections bill, House Bill 1130, that will receive a Senate Education Committee hearing the next […]

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IDS: Bill would protect student press rights

Indiana University’s student newspaper, Indiana Daily Student, recently published an article about Indiana High School Press Association director Diana Hadley and her work with the New Voices of Indiana team to get a new, bipartisan bill passed through the legislature. House Bill 1130, co-authored by Rep. Edward Clere, R-New Albany, and Rep. Edward DeLaney, D-Indianapolis, would […]

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Student journalist freedom bill passes committee unanimously

Selena Qian was one of six high school and college student journalists who testified for House Bill 1130 this week. Williams planned to testify, but he had to leave before the bill was heard. Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, and the bill’s sponsor, read Williams’ testimony. The bill passed the education committee hearing Thursday, Feb. 16 with a 13-0 vote. […]

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